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Boulevard Nights (1979)

Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals ... See full summary »

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Michael Pressman

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Desmond Nakano
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Yniguez ... Raymond Avila (as Richard Yñiguez)
Danny De La Paz Danny De La Paz ... Chuco Avila
Marta DuBois ... Shady Landeros (as Marta Du Bois)
James Victor ... Gil Moreno
Betty Carvalho Betty Carvalho ... Mrs. Avila
Carmen Zapata Carmen Zapata ... Mrs. Landeros
Victor Millan Victor Millan ... Mr. Landeros
Gary Carlos Cervantes ... Big Happy (as Gary Cervantes)
Daniel Zacapa ... Ernie (as Garret Pearson)
Jerado Carmona Jerado Carmona ... Wolf
Jesse Aragon Jesse Aragon ... Casper
Robert Covarrubias ... Toby (as Roberto Covarrubias)
Eliseo Estrada Eliseo Estrada ... Hopper
Mary McFerren Mary McFerren ... Receptionist
Dawson Mays Dawson Mays ... Jerry Werner
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Storyline

Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals challenge Chuco's gang - and ignite a neighborhood war. Written by Anonymous

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Everything happens on the boulevard - and the boulevard happens at night. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 1979 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Alamedas da Noite See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Added to the National Film Registry, December 2017. See more »


Soundtracks

Street Tattoo
Theme from Boulevard Nights (1979)
Performed by George Benson
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Lyrics by Gale Garnett
Additional Special Lyrics Written and Performed by Gregory Prestopino (as Greg Prestopino)
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"O.G." (original gangster) movie
8 May 2005 | by sadboyone2002See all my reviews

Compared to all street-gang movies dating back from old to new, boulevard nights is by far the only one that portrays what Hispanic gang-members were really like. So much in fact that Hispanic street gangs of today became that way by imitating the lifestyle in the movie. I am not going to compare this to prison flicks but when it comes to gang flicks it rates way higher than "Colors" or others that I cant think of by name.

A must see. As for the actor "Danny Delapaz", he was perfect playing the part of "Chuco" because he wasn't acting, he really is one.

I have seen him in person at Low Rider events and He really dresses and talks just like he did in the movie.


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